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Author: Junior Committee Board

A young professional organization with one goal in mind: end Alzheimer's.

BVB 2017 Recap!

The 2017 Blondes vs Brunettes game took place Saturday June 24, 5pm at St Francis De Sales High School. After many months of planning, co-chairs Jena Callahan and Kaitlin Watterson, got to see all of their hard work pay off. This year set records across the board: – 53 participants – 360 people in the…
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Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month

June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month, and the Alzheimer’s Association® needs you to get involved and raise awareness about Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Everyone who has a brain is at risk to develop Alzheimer’s, a disease that is often misunderstood. Did you know: Alzheimer’s is fatal. It kills more than breast and prostate…
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Member Spotlight | April

Our April member spotlight is shining on Maya Gosztyla, who has been involved with the Junior Committee for close to 2 years. Maya is an undergraduate student at Ohio State University studying Neuroscience and Molecular Genetics and is currently serving as the President of Buckeyes Against Alzheimer’s, an undergraduate organization at OSU that focuses on awareness and…
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Member Spotlight | March

Kirsti Osborne, our March member spotlight, has been involved with the Junior Committee for over 2 years. She works as a Clinical Helpline Coordinator at the Alzheimer’s Association and loves doing what she can to help End Alzheimer’s Disease. See more on Kirsti below: Where are you from? Pickerington, Ohio Profession/Current Position? Clinical Helpline Coordinator at the…
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2017 BVB Co-Chairs: Behind the Scenes Dream Team

Planning for Blondes vs. Brunettes Columbus 2017 is well underway and the BVB Co-Chairs are kicking butt & taking names as they gear up for the Junior Committee’s signature fundraising event, which benefits that Alzheimer’s Association, Central Ohio Chapter. The 2017 BVB Co-Chairs, Jena Callahan & Kaitlin Watterson began preparation for this event in November and have…
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Millennial: not just another dirty word.

Millennial has become a dirty word. Millennial motions key words like entitled, inpatient, narcissistic, self-interested, unfocused, lazy. My experience with this generation since moving to Columbus, Ohio has been quite the opposite.  I think much of the unsettled nature in the workplace comes from the need to have purpose. Young people want to not only…
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Caregiver Resources

As November comes to a close, we wanted to send a special thank you to the family caregivers who dedicate their time taking care of those affected by Alzheimer’s disease. Caregiving for a loved one can be overwhelming and drastically affect the life of a caregiver. 2016 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures The Alzheimer’s Association, Central Ohio Chapter…
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Mission Moment: October

Maya Gosztyla, a member of the Junior Committee and current undergraduate student at the Ohio State University, created a blog, AlzScience, which interprets the latest Alzheimer’s research into reader friendly blog posts. Each month at our Junior Committee meeting, Maya shares this information with us during the Mission Moment. The two topics Maya discussed in October’s…
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Blondes vs. Brunettes 2016 Recap: Leaving it all on the field

This year’s Blondes vs. Brunettes season was one for the record books. Six months of planning, weeks of training camps and practices, countless happy hours and fundraising, plus more players than ever before, came together for the ultimate showdown on June 25, 2015 at St. Francis DeSales High School. The result? The Brunettes won out…
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